Join 4 Centers in the MEP National Network to learn about trends in sourcing Sustainable, Local, Alternative Materials
Join us for the first in a series of quarterly webinars designed to educate smaller manufacturers about the possibilities and resources available through their local MEP Center) for using advanced and alternative materials in their production.
In this webinar, learn how to approach identifying and sourcing new materials from your local region as a strategy for overcoming supply chain and sustainability challenges.
- Why it’s critical to have identified multiple sources for your raw materials and/or be open to new, advanced materials
- Three things to consider when assessing alternative suppliers
- New trends for sourcing advanced materials as an alternative
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
- R&D, Product design and engineering, Process engineers
- RI Manufacturing company owners
- Procurement, Supply chain specialists
PANEL OF SPEAKERS
- Matt Watson, Director, Polaris MEP
- Devon A. Shipp, CAMP Director (Center for Advanced Materials Processing), Clarkson University
- John P. Sinnott, Industrial Partnerships Manager, Cornell University
- John Riendeau, Business Development, U.S. Extruders
MEP NATIONAL NETWORK SPONSORS
Polaris MEP and its sister-centers in the MEP National Network are committed to offering the best business improvement programs to Rhode Island Manufacturers.
In order to achieve that goal and to justify continued U.S. Department of Commerce funding for these services, participants are asked to provide impact data and assessment. You’ll be asked for feedback through a short online survey within 1-3 days of this program and possibly again through an impartial third-party survey firm, 6-12 months after the course ends.